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Employees report small electrical fire at Jackman and Green's

Emergency responders cordoned off the area around Jackman and Greens on Cookstown Road Saturday afternoon after a small electrical fire was reported. — David Maher/The Telegram
Emergency responders cordoned off the area around Jackman and Greens on Cookstown Road Saturday afternoon after a small electrical fire was reported. — David Maher/The Telegram

A small electric fire in the basement of Jackman and Green's on Cookstown Road had emergency crews on the scene on Saturday afternoon.

Two employees reported a smell of smoke at around noon and got out of the building without incident.

Capt. Craig Cox says there was no damage to the building. Crews cleared the scene just after 1:00pm.

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Emergency responders at the scene of Jackman and Green's

 

The scene of a small fire at Jackman and Green's, Cookstown Road.
The scene of a small fire at Jackman and Green's, Cookstown Road.

 

There is a large presence of emergency vehicles near Jackman and Green's on Cookstown Road. The corner has been blocked off and fire trucks, an amulance and police are on standby. It is not yet known why the street is cordoned off, but a witness told The Telegram there was an odour of smoke.

 

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